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South Africa: ease of isolation measures for people with covid-19

South Africa: ease of isolation measures for people with covid-19

South Africa will no longer require people who test positive for Covid and don’t show symptoms to isolate, according to new regulations announced by the government. The country has also reduced to seven from 10 the number of days required to isolate for those showing symptoms. This follows a “substantial” …

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Billionaire Soon-Shiong opens new vaccine plant in South Africa

Billionaire Soon-Shiong opens new vaccine plant in South Africa

South African-American businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong opened a new vaccine plant in Cape Town on Wednesday, intended to help his local NantSA company make COVID-19 shots in future and address the continent’s lack of manufacturing capacity, Reuters reports. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a global lack of access to life-saving vaccines, …

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